Secret addendum: No bus to run next to light rail

01.08.2012                      13.Aw. 5772

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Secret addendum: No bus to run next to light rail

Activists say "non-competition" clause in light rail contract hurts passengers, officials comment it is standard practice.

The Jerusalem Light Rail signed a “non-competition” contract with the government to divert all Jerusalem bus lines so as not to compete with the train, according to a secret addendum released to the public on Tuesday.
The contract addendum states that bus lines must not overlap with the light rail track for more than two stops or one kilometer….